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In a recent blog post, we’ve discussed the journey many IT organizations are on to digital transformation and the trajectory they have taken in recent years. Drawing from a recent webinar run with 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, we looked at the cloudy future of workload deployment locations and current DevOps adoption …

Trust in open source is a positive feedback loop. This is an edited excerpt from my forthcoming book on Trust in Computing and the Cloud for Wiley and leads on from a previous article I wrote called Trust & choosing open source. In that article, I asked the question: What are we doing when we say, “I trust open source …

DevOps has come a long way, and there is no doubt it will continue to shine this year. Since many companies are looking for best practices around their digital transformation, it’s important to see where leaders think the industry is going. In that sense, the following article is a collection of responses from the DevOps …

A common trait I see in new developers is the fear of looking dumb. I know because I had the same concern. I thought that seeming stupid would cause others to question my capabilities and affect my career progression. Nothing could have been further from the truth. To explain why, let me tell a quick …

Write more code If you want to get better at something then you have to spend time doing that thing, there is no other way sadly. No matter how many articles you read, how many times you read the docs, you will not improve unless you put your hands and mind in action. That design pattern …

Let’s talk about the mistakes beginner programmers usually make but let me make one thing clear first. If you are a beginner programmer, this is not meant to make you feel bad about the mistakes that you might be making but rather to make you aware of them, teach you to spot signs of them, …

Curl up with a good book about DevOps this winter. We have just entered 2021, and DevOps will become much more relevant. It is smack dab in the spotlight given that the world is experiencing a pandemic and businesses are fighting to stay digitally relevant and competitive. DevOps has actually has evolved quite nicely, like …

GitLab, a single application for the DevOps lifecycle, and IBM announced GitLab Ultimate for IBM Cloud Paks, which is designed to help streamline team collaboration and increase team productivity with a comprehensive, easy-to-use DevOps platform. GitLab Ultimate for IBM Cloud Paks will help to drive DevOps maturity, automation and transformation to enable customers to develop …

“Being the right person for DevOps is being more than just your ops/dev role,” says Josh Atwell in his Lightning Talk at All Things Open 2019. What does it mean to be the “right” person in a DevOps environment? That’s the question that Josh Atwell, senior tech advocate at Splunk, tried to answer in his Lightning Talk …

These serverless applications development and deployment approaches are driving fast-adoption of the DevApps practice today. If you had at least one chance to attend business and technologies conferences recently, you probably saw lots of DevOps strategies, Agilist, and DevSecOps engineers around the digital transformation track. No matter what business you work in, it’s no secret that DevOps is …